Dr. André Gerth
Dr. André Gerth was appointed as Chairman of the Management Board in July 2016.
He is responsible for Strategy, Production, Research & Development, as well as Investor Relations.
Following his doctorate at the Institute for Tropical Agriculture at the University of Leipzig in 1991, he was a managing partner in several biotechnology companies in Germany. Among others, he was Managing Director of BioPlanta GmbH, a company he founded in 1992 and was Managing Director of until it was taken over by and until it merged into Vita 34. Dr. Gerth possesses many years of experience in strategy development and project management. He has a broad international network of contacts. With his entry the expansion of Vita 34 into international markets was significantly increased. Under his leadership two new products, among other things, were developed and launched on the market.
BioPlanta was recognized with innovation prizes in Central Germany in the years 1999 and 2009, and in 2016 Vita 34 received the 2016 Innovation Award.